Engagement Volunteer

Role description: Initially working alongside our experienced project officers, then becoming increasingly independent as you become confident in explaining and promoting Community Science to members of the public (and project partner organisations) at both small and large events and functions. Examples of events include: village shows, music festivals, school eco-days, outdoor festivals, conservation activity days and guided nature walks focussed on our wildlife surveys. As well as promoting Community Science at events with display materials provided there is plenty of scope to develop new engagement materials, find additional events to add to our calendar of engagement and work with volunteers from partner organisations to present joint displays to encourage new volunteers to get involved.

• On-going occasional: Weekday and/or weekends, less frequent over winter.
• Full training provided.
• Working at various locations.
• Driving license and own transport would be advantageous but not a requirement.

This role is ideal for someone with a high level of enthusiasm who is happy to chat to members of the public; inspiring and engaging new volunteers to explore their moorlands. We will do our best to accommodate any access requirements you may have, if you have any questions please contact us.

Skills gained: Transferable communication skills including; ability to work as part of team and follow communication protocols. Good knowledge and understanding of moorland conservation and Community Science surveys.

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